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Nash, Gwendolyn Ruth (1904 - 2001)

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Born: 20 September 1904  Cairo, Egypt.  Died: 4 September 2001  Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia.
Gwen Ruth Nash was one of seven women in a class of fifty-six studying medicine at the University of Sydney during the 1920s. After graduating she worked at the Prince Alfred Hospital, the Crown Street Women's Hospital and the Children's Hospital in Sydney. Nash worked as a medical officer in Hong Kong 1933-1938, before leaving for Britain with her family. Returning to Australia at the outbreak of World War II, Nash proceeded to hold a number of positions in the medical field, leading to five years working for the mental health department, which ended with her setting up private practice as a consulting psychiatrist.

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Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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